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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Acadia
When it comes to finding the right SUV for your family, it seems like there are always a lot of compromises to be made. One vehicle is so performance and off-road oriented that...
2012 GMC Acadia vs. 2012 Dodge Journey: Which One Should I Buy?
The GMC Acadia is classed as a midsize SUV, which is able to seat between six and seven passengers comfortably. The 2012 Acadia offers three rows of seating, so passengers will feel the roominess that is typical in...

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Sounds suddenly in my car
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your power steering system. This issue could be a leak that has formed or a faulty power steering pump. If your power steering system is leaking, when the fluid drops...
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Do you need to remove the engine on a 2010 GMC acadia to replace oil pan
If the oil pan is blocked by other components of the vehicle that are preventing it from being removed, this can be resolved in a few different ways. The engine could be removed and the oil pan replaced very easily...
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What does the Service Front Camera message mean? Is this covered under warranty? 2015 GMC Acadia
Hi there - quite often this message simply means the camera lens for the front camera has dirt, a leaf, or some other debris on the lens, and the camera cannot function properly. Wiping the lens area with a soft...
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Hi! My name is Tim and I have a 2009 GMC Acadia. Here not Long ago in my vehicle started losing power while accelerating. Ended up
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several other components, some that you have mentioned, that can cause a multiple cylinder misfire. With that being said, the fuel filter should ALWAYS be replaced when replacing the fuel pump. Start...
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Why does my 2009 GMC Acadia make a clicking/grinding sound when changing gears.
Hi there. there are typically two reasons why this occurs. I have seen this happen simply because the vehicles computer needs to be updated. If the programming is off it can cause enough of a delay in shifting to where...
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Hi patrick my 2007 gmc acadia power steering is verry tight and truck is pulling to the right what is the problem with my truck
I would recommend having a steering and suspension inspection to determine the cause of this issue. It is possible that there are issues with your suspension parts or your power steering system. I would recommend having this inspecton done as...
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Have 2009 GMC Acadia and I was advised to replace my thorttle body replaced and a month later am still having issues
Is the same fault code being stored ? If so, then other system components should be checked. There can be an intermittent short in the engine wiring harness between the pcm (powertrain control module) and the throttle body. Also, the...
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Stabilitrak & control light come on vehicle lose power to the engine
Hello, What you are describing sounds like you may have a faulty traction control module or possibly faulty wheel speed sensors. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been...
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Engine weakness on turns
Hello, thank you for writing in. The steering on your Acadia uses the standard power steering pump and fluid system. This means you will have a power steering pump driven by the vehicle's drive belt powered from the engine. When...
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2008 GMC Acadia: passenger side window switch will make the window go down, but not back up. Now master switch on driver's side wo
The switch internals of one or both switches are faulty or there is a bad connection to the switches. To resolve this, the switches have to be removed from the door so that you can get access to the terminals....
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I have a leaking power steering hose according to my dealership, they said it would take 5 hours to repair and cost $843.00, $800
Hi there. It would probably benefit you to obtain a second opinion. Although the power steering system can take time to prime and replace a hose, that estimate of labor is rather high; but expected by a dealership. If you'd...
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timing chain
Hi there. It is very difficult to give you an accurate estimate of how long it takes to replace a timing chain; as there are multiple variables to consider such as damage done to the chain, gears or other internal...
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2011 GMC Acadia will not start. Service stabilitrak light comes on an message saying battery in power saving mode. What can be the
The symptoms you are experiencing are similar to when a powertrain control module fails. I would recommend taking your vehicle to a nearby service facility that has the scan tools necessary to test for failed computer equipment within your automobile....
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Headlights
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When dealing with this kind of electrical issue, the easiest and fastest way to track down the issue is with a voltmeter. This way you can trace down where you have power, and...
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Can I have a front camera installed on my 2015 Acadia Denali?
Hi there. I think your best option here is to contact a local audio/visual automotive installation company, that installs car stereo and visual systems to see if they have the type of system you're looking to have installed on your...
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timing chain
Hello, thank you for writing in. The sticker shock of some repair bills can be overwhelming. In that situation the only thing you can do is gather more information on your options. You may want to consider getting a second...
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2009 gmc acadia..car starts but when you put it in drive it cuts off
Hello, thank you for writing in. To begin, there are several recalls and issues known to happen with the Acadia within your year range. If you have not already looked up your VIN to see if your vehicle was part...
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My timing cover is leaking, and the guy that is working on my car told me that it doesn't really need to be fixed, Just check oil 2007 GMC Acadia
Hi there. Well, to be honest - I wouldn't recommend working with this mechanic much longer. Although a timing cover leak usually just causes oil to drip on your driveway, the reality is that it leaks because either the gasket...
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Whining noise while steering
Hi There, A whining noise is definitely a classic sign of either low power steering fluid or a power steering pump that is beginning to fail. The power steering system works on a very high pressurized system that works very...

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